21W.016 | Fall 2016 | Undergraduate
Writing and Rhetoric: Designing Meaning

Related Resources

“Creatively Speaking: Some Strategies for the Preparation and Delivery of Oral Presentations.” (PDF) The Center for Teaching and Learning Newsletter, vol. 18, no. 1, Fall 2008.

The New York Times Politics Page

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric - An online resource on rhetorical terms and concepts

ProPublica: Journalism in the Public Interest - A good online, in-depth reporting site

American Rhetoric - A database of political speeches

Memeorandum - A collation of political websites and news

Pew Reseach Center - A resource for polls and information about American beliefs and attitudes

Citation Machine - A website that will help you create citations

Purdue Online Writing Laboratory Research and Citation Section - A great resource on how to use sources!

No One Writes Alone: Peer Review in the Classroom - A great video on peer review

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society

Feats of Memory Anyone Can Do - A great TED Talk by Joshua Foer about how to remember ideas and information

Periodic Table of Rhetorical Figures - An interesting infographic on style

Rafael Reif Inaugural Address. YouTube.

Further Readings

Burke, Kenneith. “Terministic Screens.” In Language As Symbolic Action: Essays on Life, Literature, and Method. University of California Press, 1968. ISBN: 9780520001923. [Preview with Google Books]

———. “Definition of Man.” In Language As Symbolic Action: Essays on Life, Literature, and Method. University of California Press, 1968. ISBN: 9780520001923. [Preview with Google Books]

Lakoff, George. “Metaphor, Morality, and Politics, Or, Why Conservatives Have Left Liberals in the Dust.” Social Research vol 62, No. 2 (Summer 1995). 177-213.

Miller, Carolyn. “Genre as Social Action.” (PDF) Quarterly Journal of Speech 70 (1984). 151-167.

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